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Darius Butler’s Return A “Big, Big Deal” For Colts

Compared to college, you rarely see position changes in the NFL. But Darius Butler is moving to safety next season and the Colts are thrilled about his return.
Via Colts.com
12 hours ago

Kamar Aiken Gives Colts Bigger Wide Receiver Option

With their latest free agency signing, the Colts have thrown a receiver with more than 120 career grabs into the mix at wideout. How does Kamar Aiken fit into what the Colts are going to do at receiver?
Via Colts.com
16 hours ago

Andrew Luck: Pro Football Focus’ 2016 Most-Improved Quarterback

After coming back from an injury-plagued 2015 season to put together perhaps his best all-around year, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck was the most improved at his position in the NFL, according to Pro Football Focus.
Via Colts.com
1 day ago

Ted Monachino discusses the Colts’ outside linebacker free agent signings

So far in free agency the Indianapolis Colts have been busy, signing 13 players in the last two weeks. The team has addressed multiple spots on the roster, but none have seen more additions than outside linebacker. The Colts signed Jabaal Sheard, John Simon, and Barkevious Mingo soon after free agency began, and in particular Sheard and Simon represent two of the biggest signings...
Via Stampede Blue
1 day ago

Colts have been busier than ever in free agency this year

“I don’t want to create the misconception that we are never going to hit free agency. That’s not right,” Colts general manager Chris Ballard said at the NFL Combine, before going on to explain that it’s all about signing the right players, especially from a locker room standpoint. That was an important clarification, and it’s worth pointing out again now a few weeks...
Via Stampede Blue
1 day ago

Kamar Aiken excited for chance to compete with Colts receivers, catch passes from Andrew Luck

The Indianapolis Colts on Tuesday signed wide receiver Kamar Aiken, a good addition to their wide receiver corps. It was a good signing by Indy, but the question is how he will fit in with the Colts’ offense. It was assumed that he would get the chance to compete for some serious playing time, and it turns out that will be the case. “With Chris [Ballard], we had a good talk...
Via Stampede Blue
1 day ago

Mel Kiper Mock Draft 3.0 Has Colts Selecting Alabama’s Reuben Foster

According to ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr., the Indianapolis Colts are projected to select Alabama inside linebacker Reuben Foster with the 15th overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft. The 6’0″, 229 pound Foster has been regarded as universally the best inside linebacker prospect in this year’s entire draft class: 15. Indianapolis Colts Reuben Foster, ILB, […] Mel Kiper Mock Draft 3...
Via Horseshoe Heroes
1 day ago

Kamar Aiken could be in line for breakout season with Colts

After three seasons with the Baltimore Ravens, wide receiver Kamar Aiken has signed a one-year deal with the Indianapolis Colts. The 27-year-old goes from catching passes from Joe Flacco to catching passes from Andrew Luck. Not a bad trade-off. The Colts could use a big-bodied receiver like Aiken. The 6-foot-2, 215-pound Central Florida product hauled in 128 catches for 1,539 yards...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pat McAfee cited Edgerrin James’s new Miami strip club as giving back to the community

Indianapolis Colts punter-turned-Barstool Sports talk show host Pat McAfee joined The Dan Patrick Show on Tuesday to discuss his career transition. While talking about his new job, all the people he gets to talk to, and what they’re doing in their communities, he casually dropped a reference to Edgerrin James’s new “adult ballet”in Miami. Yes, that means what you think it...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts add DE Margus Hunt, OL Brian Schwenke via free agency

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis Colts have signed two more free agents -- defensive end Margus Hunt and offensive lineman Brian Schwenke. Terms of the deals were not immediately available. Hunt was Cincinnati's second-round pick in 2013 and played in 44 games, with 26 tackles, one sack and three passes deflections. The 6-foot-8, 295-pound Hunt also blocked three kicks. He becomes...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts keep focus on adding talent to underperforming defense

INDIANAPOLIS -- John Simon hopes to make the Indianapolis Colts' defense tougher. Barkevious Mingo just wants a shot to jump-start his career. Both are coming to town for the same reason -- to lead the Colts back to the playoffs. "I know they are a very competitive team year in and year out, and they are always contenders to make it all the way," Simon said Monday, his first public...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Turbin back with Colts on two-year deal

Running back Robert Turbin is reportedly re-upping with the Indianapolis Colts on a two-year contract worth up to $4.1 million. Originally a fourth-round selection out of Utah State by the Seattle Seahawks, Turbin spent his first three seasons in the Pacific Northwest. He then bounced between the Dallas Cowboys and Cleveland Browns in 2015 before landing in Indy last season.As a...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dontari Poe close to signing with Colts

The Indianapolis Colts are looking to improve their front seven, and signing Dontari Poe would go a long way toward helping the team accomplish that goal.Josina Anderson of ESPN reported on Sunday that Poe was visiting with the Colts, and it sounded as though he intended to sign a contract. Poe, who weighs nearly 350 pounds, is one of the better nose tackles in football. The former...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jabaal Sheard signs with Colts

The New England Patriots are losing a defensive player to the Indianapolis Colts.Defensive lineman Jabaal Sheard is signing with the Colts, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Field Yates. Schefter says it's a 3-year, $25.5 million deal with $12.75 million guaranteed.Sheard visited the Miami Dolphins on Thursday and then the Colts on Friday, and it looks like Indy didn’t let...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: Assessing the Dwayne Allen trade

The Colts shipped off tight end Dwayne Allen and a sixth round pick in the upcoming NFL Draft to the New England Patriots on Wednesday in return for a fourth-round pick, meaning that both tight ends selected by the Colts in the 2012 Draft (Coby Fleener being the other player of note) have now departed from the roster. At face value, it would seem that the Patriots stole one from...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts cut CB Patrick Robinson

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The Indianapolis Colts have cut starting cornerback Patrick Robinson. The move comes a day after the start of free agency and saves the Colts $2.5 million. Injuries limited Robinson to seven games and 26 tackles in 2016, his only season in Indianapolis. The 5-foot-11, 191-pound Robinson played his first five NFL seasons in New Orleans before joining San Diego...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

How one free-agent signing shows the brilliance of Bill Belichick and the Patriots

If you can't spot the sucker at the table, one tip: It may be you, but it's definitely not the guy wearing the cutoff hoodie.In the past 24 hours, Bill Belichick has proved yet again that the dominance of the New England Patriots doesn't stop when the Lombardi Trophy rolls down Boylston Street. It continues straight into free agency, the draft and then picks up again when the team...
Via FOX Sports
14 days ago

Report: Colts, Eagles making 'strong push' for Jeffery

Alshon Jeffery is reportedly receiving interest from several teams on the free agent market, and the Indianapolis Colts and Philadelphia Eagles may be leading the charge.While Jeffery has had talks with the Chicago Bears about returning, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that both the Eagles and Colts are making a “strong push” to sign the 27-year-old. While remaining healthy...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

What’d we learn from Patriots trading for Dwayne Allen?

It’s no secret that the Patriots were in the market for a tight end — maybe two, even — and they went out and solved that problem on Wednesday. The Patriots traded for Colts tight end Dwayne Allen, and immediately filled the void left by Martellus Bennett (who will be a free agent tomorrow). They now have the option to draft a tight end, too, and likely will take the opportunity...
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts mock draft 2.0: Post-combine edition

The combine has come and gone in the city of Indianapolis and this was a more telling combine then in past years. Some players made names for themselves whether it was in the 40-yard dash or in the broad jump, many players boosted their stock. On the other hand though, some players performed much worse than anticipated and might’ve fallen a couple picks or even rounds in the draft...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Colts re-sign TE Jack Doyle

One of the most underrated free agents on the market is apparently already off the market prior to the start of the new league year. According to Stephen Holder of the Indy Star, the Indianapolis Colts have re-signed tight end Jack Doyle. As Holder notes, this is a pretty big deal for the Colts. Taking on the role that was filled by Coby Fleener prior to him signing with New Orleans...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts DL David Parry charged with two felonies, could face significant jail time

Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman David Parry has officially been charged with two felonies stemming from a drunken episode on February 25 in which he stole a golf cart and threatened police officers.“According to court records from Maricopa County Superior Court, Parry, 25, was charged with theft of a means of transportation and resisting arrest with physical force – both...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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